A Surprising Survivor: 1981 Chevrolet Citation

OK, so some of you are probably wondering what in the Sam Hill is a Chevy Citation, such as this 1981 two-door version doing here on the webpages of Barn Finds? Rocco B. thought it a worthy tip and… more»

Chevy’s First FWD: 57k Mile 1981 Chevrolet Citation

The Citation was the successor to the Chevy II/Nova which enjoyed a long run from 1962 to 1979. Under development throughout the 1970s, the Citation was launched in 1980 as Chevy’s first front-wheel-drive product. It gained a sketchy reputation… more»

Rolling Rarity: 1958 Edsel Citation

  The failure of the Edsel division of the Ford Motor Co. is an unfortunate legend. They were cars that nobody wanted, introduced at a time when no one was buying anything (1958: it was a recession year). Little… more»

No Reserve: 1958 Edsel Citation

Ah, Edsel. A brand that became synonymous with failure. Ford proved that the right car in the right place at the right time could succeed, with the Mustang a shining example. Edsel was the polar opposite, and the shocking… more»

Bargain Bowtie? 1985 Chevrolet Citation II

The Citation, introduced in 1980, was Chevrolet’s first front-wheel-drive automobile. It was the successor to the Nova and was slotted between the Monza and Malibu. The car would be subject to several recalls during its six-year run. This ’85… more»

Rare But Major Project: 1958 Edsel Citation Convertible

The owner says, “The vehicle needs work!” Gee, ya’ think? It’s going to need some parts thrown in with that work too. But, there is something here to consider, this is a rare car, one of only 930 produced… more»

One Year Only: 1958 Edsel Citation Hardtop

Timing is everything, and it’s everything that Edsel simply didn’t have. The Edsel range was introduced to the motoring public amidst huge fanfare, and its first-year offerings were nothing if not interesting. One of those initial offerings was the… more»

Ready To Roll: 1981 Chevrolet Citation

By the time the 1980s arrived, the automotive industry was subject to strict insurance, safety, and emissions regulations, which often resulted in lackluster vehicles. However, because they are an affordable entry to ‘80s vehicle ownership, cars like this 1981… more»

Clean Survivor: 1985 Chevrolet Citation X-11

With 1985 marking the final year of production for the Chevrolet Citation, there were many people who didn’t lament its passing. The Citation was a competent car, but only really became a good thing to drive in X-11 form…. more»

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